Features of DJO X-Act ROM Knee Brace
- Adjustable hinge system: Unique hinge system that allows for controlled range of motion (ROM) settings, which can be adjusted to accommodate the healing process
- Locking mechanism: The hinge system includes a locking mechanism that allows healthcare professionals to adjust and control the ROM settings. This mechanism can be locked at any angle to help prevent patients from accidentally overextending or bending their knees during the healing process
- Lightweight and durable materials: The brace is made of lightweight, durable materials, including aluminum and high-strength nylon, which provide support and protection while also being comfortable to wear
- Customizable fit: Adjustable and can be customized to fit each patient's individual needs. This helps to ensure proper support and comfort during the recovery process
- Foam liner: The brace features a foam liner that provides comfort and helps to prevent skin irritation during prolonged use
- Versatile use: Can be used for a variety of knee conditions, including ligament tears, fractures, and meniscal injuries. It can also be used after knee replacement surgery to help patients regain mobility and strength in the joint
When to use this Donjoy Knee Brace?
- Support a variety of protocols following major ligament surgery
- Meniscal repairs
- ACL, PCL, LCL and MCL surgeries
- Patella realignment
What to buy with X Act ROM Post-Op Brace?
How to use Donjoy Post Op Knee Brace?
A. Pull out of the bag
B. Open straps
C. Roll out the brace
A. Position under the leg.
B. Shorter upright is applied to the thigh
A. Centered midline to the leg and midline to the patella
A. Begin with upper calf liner
B. Wrap additional liners snuggly around the leg
A. Position and press into place
B. Be sure hinges are at equal height
A. Pull all slack out of straps
B. Loop through the D-rings and fasten the 2 straps closest to the knee i. The upper calf being first
C. Secure additional straps
- The hinge bars may be bent to add varus or valgus contouring.
- Bend each bar by holding the thigh/calf bar firmly against a solid surface and applying gentle and constant pressure to the hinge in the direction desired.
- Bend each sidebar an equal amount above and below the hinge.
- For optimal ease of application post-operatively, pre-fit the brace prior to surgery if possible.
Warnings & Precautions:
- Loss of circulation, patient discomfort, and patient re-injury are potential effects caused by device failure.
- ROM settings should not be changed without the supervision of a medical professional.
- This product must be prescribed and fitted by a healthcare professional.
- The frequency, duration of use and directions for use should be determined by your healthcare professional.
- If pain, swelling, changes in sensation or other unusual reactions occur while using this product, you should contact your doctor immediately.
- The support should be snug but not impair circulation.
- Do not use over open wounds.
- Do not use the device if it is damaged and/or the packaging has been opened.
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Frequently Asked Questions
1. Is it OK to wear a X-Act ROM Knee Brace all day?
You can wear your donjoy x act rom post op knee brace all day if your orthopedist recommends it. However, using a knee brace incorrectly can aggravate your pain or cause further damage to your knee. When you wear a brace that immobilizes your knee, the joint can weaken.
2. How long should I wear a knee brace after meniscus surgery?
You can sleep without the brace after the first two weeks if you prefer. Most meniscus repair patients are advised to wear a brace for the first 6 weeks following surgery.
3. How do you clean a Donjoy knee brace?
Remove the liners, straps, and pads from the brace Hand wash with water or mild detergent Rinse well with cold water Let the parts air dry
4. Will a knee brace help a torn meniscus?
Wearing a brace can help limit the stress on your meniscus while it heals and protect you from further injury. As a result, you can be more physically active during your recovery and return to your favorite activities sooner.
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